Georgia State trooper fired following arrest in Whitfield County, GBI investigating
A Georgia State Patrol trooper is off the job after being arrested on Wednesday on charges of False Statements and Writings.
A GBI spokesperson says a public official investigation was launched on September 16, after agents were called to a home in Dalton home to investigate an “open line 911 call.”
The GBI says the initial response by Dalton police revealed that Timothy Williams was possibly involved in a physical altercation with the people who live at the residence.
The GBI says during the investigation, agents learned that Williams was employed as a trooper with the Georgia State Patrol.
The GSP says Williams was hired in May of 2017 and fired immediately after his arrest on October 9.
The following is a statement from the GSP:
According to Policy #3.01 – Code of Conduct, “Members will not engage in any conduct that is unbecoming an employee of the Department, nor which impairs the operation of the Department. No member will engage in any behavior which results in incarceration or probation."
Williams was booked at the Whitfield County Jail.
The GBI says the investigation is ongoing.
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